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International Rescue Committee UK is the European headquarters of the IRC global network. We support people uprooted by conflict or natural disaster to rebuild their lives quickly, safely and with dignity.

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  • IRC welcomes UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic

    The International Rescue Committee welcomes the deployment of 7,500 United Nations peacekeepers to the Central African Republic (CAR), where brutal sectarian violence has killed thousands of people and displaced hundreds of thousands. While African Union, European Union and French forces have worked relentlessly to protect civilians since the most recent conflict... Read more

  • Singing for a cause: Opera singer Danielle de Niese visits IRC in Tanzania

    In early September, acclaimed opera singer Danielle de Niese traveled to Tanzania to visit the International Rescue Committee's child-protection programmes in that county. The IRC has been working in Tanzania for over 20 years. Refugees fleeing wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda have all sought refuge... Read more

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